Cassidy McFadzean was born in Regina, graduated from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and currently lives in Toronto. She is the author of two books of poetry: Hacker Packer (McClelland & Stewart 2015), which won two Saskatchewan Book Awards and was a finalist for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, and Drolleries (M&S 2019), shortlisted for the Raymond Souster Award. Her poems have appeared in magazines across Canada and the US, and her fiction has appeared in Hobart, carte blanche, and Prism International, where she was runner-up in the Jacob Zilber Prize for Short Fiction. She has been anthologized in Best Canadian Poetry, Best Canadian Stories, In Fine Form 2, and The New Wascana Anthology, and she has been shortlisted for the CBC Poetry Prize, The National Magazine Awards and the Canadian Authors Association’s Emerging Writer Award.
Contact: mcfadzeancassidy (at) gmail . com